You submitted nominations for awards given to the Valley's emerging creatives and the results are in. Introducing our Big Brain 2013 Finalists.
Leading up to the Big Brain Award awards announcement and celebration on April 27, Chow Bella and Jackalope Ranch will introduce the finalists.
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The comedian and media producer performs tonight at 3rd Place Neighborhood Grill at 7:30 p.m. His full schedule is here.
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Mix 96.9-FM or 96.3-FM Real Country.
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During the first season of The Train Tracks, that nifty little series where local bands play for unsuspecting audiences aboard Phoenix's light rail, almost every band was part of the downtown scenester set.This season, Random, a rapper, killed it, opening up doors for guys like Jim Bachmann, a Gil ... More >>
Hank done it this way.Undoubtedly, one of the coolest things about the Yucca Tap Room is the community of people that congregates there. Starting last summer, a core group of musicians from that community began putting together special concerts as a tribute to some of their favorite musicians. ... More >>
Table reservations at chic Scottsdale nightspots will be going for $200 a pop with bottles of bubbly starting at double that amount (or more). Tickets to any of the major block parties or other swanky shindigs will be at least $20 or more by the time you stumble to the door, not to mention however m ... More >>
The Bettie Blood Burlesque Troupe is scheduled to perform at Rogue Bar in Scottsdale tonight.After six endless weeks of endless hype, treacly commercials, and non-stop carols, we're only 48 hours or so from the arrival of Christmas morning. But you don't have to wait until then to get your presen ... More >>
Band: Jim Bachmann and The Day DrinkersRecord: Jim Bachmann and The Day DrinkersBasics: Jim Bachmann, a country-styled man about town whose a fixture at Tempe's Yucca Tap Room. Bachmann once did a Sun Session cover of Alan Jackson's "Chasin' That Neon Rainbow" which I still regard among the best ... More >>
The Limit Club is scheduled to perform on Friday at The Firehouse in downtown Phoenix.Turkey Day is almost upon us, which means there's five straight nights of drinking and debauchery ahead. There's gonna be plenty of fun and frolicking to be had starting tonight through Sunday, with much of it h ... More >>
Turns out it's too hot for Bob Dylan in Phoenix -- the legendary singer-songwriter canceled his Tuesday show at Camelback Ranch -- but you've got another chance to get tangled up in Bob next Wednesday as Jim Bachmann (check out Jim playing an Alan Jackson cover for The Sun Sessions here) and the ... More >>
Not too many local shows sound more fun than this: Some of the Valley's best Americana, country, and rock singers getting together for a full night of Tom Petty songs at Yucca Tap Room. "Petty Thieves" features our old pal Chris Orf, a New Times freelancer, Jim Bachmann, who wowed us with his cover ... More >>
The annual Country Thunder festival at the dusty Canyon Moon Ranch just outside of Florence is country music's version of a cattle drive, where over four days some of the bigger names in country music are herded on stage to bleat their biggest hits, then lassoed off to make way for the next artist. ... More >>
Jonathan McNamara Yes, that's right, we've got another Sun Session for you today! What, you didn't think we'd just do one this week? This is probably the biggest music weekend of the year in Phoenix!The Sun Session, in case you missed yesterday's post (featuring Jim Bachmann and Tony Martinez playin ... More >>